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  1. Bee Forum
    Hi, I'm new to the forum. A bit of information, I'm a 6 year expat in China from the USA, Michigan. We just moved into a beautiful monster compound that had been used previously as storage. While doing a grounds sweep, I found, tucked into a stand of bamboo, an old neglected single hive box...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Just did two bee extractions, one from an old tree another from a condo ceiling. I pulled three 5-gallon buckets of capped honey out of each one. The comb looked like it had been there for years. My question is what can I do with the honey? Is this stuff safe to crush and strain, or am I...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I just got some hives from a neighbor, and they smell like sour dead bugs to me. (Yes, I spent my childhood playing with dead bugs -- I know.) Anyway, I'm pretty new to beekeeping (since May 2008) and was wondering what to do with them. Here's my plan - let me know if this sounds reasonable to...
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